Deborah Byrnes is a professor of elementary education social studies with additional
interests in early childhood education. Her current research interests include social
studies and diversity education, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and teacher
education. Her research studies are most often quantitative (with specific strengths in
survey design and analysis) but include some qualitative studies as well. 

Articles

Multicultural School Climate Inventory. (with S. Marx), Current Issues in Education. (2012)
 

Through the Eyes of the Novice Teacher: Perceptions of Mentoring Support. (with S. Clark), Teacher Development (2012)
 

A More Diverse Circle of Friends. (with J. A. Thompson), Multicultural Perspectives, (2011)
 

Review of Black Students. Middle Class Teachers, Childhood Education (2004)
 

Evaluating the use of group interviews to select students into teacher-education programs (with G Kiger and Z Shechtman), Journal of Teacher Education (2003)
 

Books

Common bonds: Anti-bias teaching in a diverse society (3rd Ed.). (with G Kiger), TEaL Faculty Publications (2005)
 

Common bonds: Anti-bias teaching in a diverse society (with G Kiger), TEaL Faculty Publications (1996)
 

Common bonds: Anti-bias teaching in a diverse society. (with G Kiger), TEaL Faculty Publications (1992)
 

Contributions to Books

Getting students to actively follow the news., Social studies and diversity teacher education: What we do and why we do it. (2010)
 

Sexual diversity issues in schools, Anti-bias teaching in a diverse society (2005)
 

Multiculturalism and the Internet (with G Huerta), Social studies and the Internet (1999)
 

Addressing race, ethnicity, and culture in the classroom, Common bonds: Anti-bias teaching in a diverse society (1992)
 

Presentations

Is There a Place for Mindfulness in Higher Education, Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching (2013)
 

Emotional Intelligence and Teaching in Higher Education, Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching (2011)
 

Teacher They Called Me A ______!, 2011 Equity in Action Conference (2011)
 

Other

Teacher attitudes about language differences (with G Kiger), ERIC publication (1991)
 

What to tell your child about prejudice and discrimination, TEaL Faculty Publications (1989)